Transfer of Register Service

Following the announcement of the closure of BAAF, which has hosted Scotland’s Adoption Register for the last four years, the services provided by the Register have transferred to St Andrew’s Children’s Society. The announcement by the Scottish Government (click here) ensures that the work of the Register can be sustained with as little disruption as…

Forthcoming Events

Dates have been set for the next two ADOPTION EXCHANGE DAYS. . . Tuesday 27th October in Dundee Friday 27th November in Hamilton If you are a prospective adopter and would like to come along, speak to your social worker about making the necessary arrangements   The next two editions of SCOTTISH CHILDREN WAITING – the…

Latest Newsletter available

The latest edition of Scottish Children Waiting has been circulated to all adoption agencies and local authorities in Scotland. The newsletter provides profiles of a number of the children referred to the Register. If you are a prospective adopter and would like to see a copy of the newsletter these will be available from your social…

Scottish Children Waiting

The next edition of the Scottish Children Waiting newsletter will be available in mid June. Any social workers wanting to feature children in this edition need to send information to the Register by Friday 29th of May. Scottish Children Waiting has information about some of the children who are referred to the Register, with written profiles and photographs…

Scotland’s Adoption Register Regulations: Consultation

The Scottish Government has launched a consultation to assist with the drafting of the Adoption Register Regulations 2016 which will accompany Scotland’s Adoption Register. The Children and Young People Act 2014 has placed a duty on all adoption agencies to use Scotland’s Adoption Register and the Regulations will set out the key requirements for supplying, retaining…

SAR Co-ordinator post advertised

The post of Administrative Co-ordinator for Scotland’s Adoption Register is advertised today. Based at BAAF’s Rose Street office in Edinburgh, the Co-ordinator will play a key role in supporting and developing the work of the register. For full details of the post and information on how to apply go to: http://www.baaf.org.uk/node/7657